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geotechnician Verified

Posted on June 07, 2022 by Employer details PrairieGEO Engineering Ltd.

Job details

  • Location2333 18 Avenue NE
    Calgary, ABT2E 8T6
  • Salary$32.00 hourly for 35 hours per week
  • Terms of employment Permanent employment
    Full time
  • Day, Evening, Night, Weekend, Shift, Overtime, On Call, Early Morning, Morning
  • Start date Starts as soon as possible
  • Benefits: Health benefits, Long term benefits, Financial benefits
  • vacancies 1 vacancy
  • Verified
  • Source Job Bank #2077624

This employer has applied for a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) to hire a foreign worker to fill labour or skills shortages on a temporary basis. Canadians and Permanent residents are able and encouraged to apply. Learn more.





  • College/CEGEP
  • or equivalent experience
  • Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Geology/Earth Science, General


2 years to less than 3 years

Work Site Environment

  • Dangerous
  • Odours
  • Outdoors
  • Confined spaces
  • Underground
  • Wet/damp

Work Setting

  • Urban area
  • Rural area
  • Various locations
  • Remote location
  • Paving



  • Conduct or direct surveys or survey programs
  • Prepare or supervise preparation of rock, mineral or metal samples
  • Assist in preparing rock, mineral or metal samples
  • Perform physical and chemical laboratory tests
  • Conduct or supervise mining studies
  • Prepare notes, sketches, geological maps and cross sections
  • Assist in hydrogeological field and laboratory studies
  • Monitor and inspect work
  • Pave and rake asphalt
  • Plan, develop and co-ordinate programs of geotechnical, geological, geophysical or geohydrological data acquisition, analysis and mapping

Experience and Specialization

Computer and Technology Knowledge

  • Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment
  • MS Office

Type of Inspection

  • Industrial instruments

Field Work Location Experience

  • On land

Technical Experience

  • Geological sampling analysis
  • Geochemical sampling analysis
  • Geotechnical studies
  • Soil analysis

Area of Work Experience

  • Data interpretation and evaluation
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Field sampling and data acquisition
  • Geological mapping
  • Industrial research
  • Laboratory analysis
  • Quality assurance and control
  • Scientific data processing
  • Laboratory testing and analysis

Type of Industry Experience

  • Construction

Area of Specialization

  • Geology
  • Project management
  • Geotechnical
  • Civil engineering

Additional Information

Security and Safety

  • Criminal record check

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Sitting
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Physically demanding

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Team player


Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan

Financial benefits

  • Bonus

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Other benefits

Additional requirements

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?

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This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Indigenous people, Persons with disabilities, Newcomers to Canada, Seniors, Veterans, Visible minorities, Youth

Who can apply to this job?

Only apply to this job if:

  • You are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.
  • You have a valid Canadian work permit.

If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.

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